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makes its big debut. >> but first, a u.s. ambassador killed. good afternoon, on a busy day in the news. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are condemning the violence that killed ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans at the u.s. consulate in benghazi yesterday. the president in turn was faulted by his presidential rival mitt romney. steve handelsman has the latest. >> reporter: the u.s. consulate was still burning when president obama ordered in u.s. marines to protect american officials remaining in libya. he learned this morning four diplomats were dead. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. >> reporter: riots preceded the deaths, first in ki yo, then in
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benghazi, syria's number two city, well known to chris stephens. he was there when u.s. air raids prevented a massacre by moammar gadhafi. stephens reportedly braved the otto evacuate his people. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant, then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: why the riots? clips had flooded the internet of an amateurish anti-muslim movie said to be made in the u.s. as flags were lowered in washington, the tragedy went political. >> an apology for america's values is never the right course. >> reporter: mitt romney blamed president obama for a statement by the u.s. embassy in cairo before the murders in libya, criticizing the anti-muslim movement. >> we express immediately when we feel that the president and his administration have done
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something which is consistent with the principles of america. >> reporter: president obama reiterated his principles. >> we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. but there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: a tragedy becomes a test of leadership. seven weeks from election day. the fbi says it will investigate the death of our four u.s. diplomats in libya. i'm steve handelsman, news4. we will have continuing coverage of the violence in libya, coming up on news4 at 5:00. we'll talk to some of the people who knew ambassador stephens here in washington. now, to the announcement from apple. thinner, lighter, a bigger screen. those are just some of the selling points of the iphone 5. >> apple's billing it as the biggest thing to happen to the iphone since the original made its debut and it's coming to stores in just a matter of weeks. nbc's jay gray has more on the
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new features and how apple's trying to leave android in its dust. >> reporter: the skies did not open up, by all reports the earth is still on its axis, but the tech universe has a new star. >> today we introduce iphone 5. >> reporter: made entirely of aluminum and glass made its debut in san francisco. >> it is the most beautiful product we have ever made. >> reporter: and apple says the most powerful, advanced smartphone ever created. >> it is really easy to make a new product that's bigger. everyone does that. that's not the challenge. the challenge is to make it better, and smaller. >> reporter: engineers say the 5 will run on higher speed lte networks and equipped with apple's newest processor, the company said it will operate at double the speed of the 4 and 4-s. it has a longer lasting battery, three microphones and a better 8 megapixel camera. apple hoping the upgrades will
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change the current picture in the ultra-competitive smartphone market. google's android is the most used mobile operating system in the world and samsung has grabbed the lead in sales. something apple hopes to change starting friday, when the company will begin to take preorders for the 5. jay gray, nbc news, san francisco. >> now, the 5 as they're calling it hits store shelves september 21st. a 16 gigabyte phone will start at $199. people on alert today after another rabid beaver encounter in fairfax county. it happened here saturday on a dock near the hidden pond nature center. the beaver suddenly leapt out of the water and began chasing a group of kids. animal control officer eventually shot the beaver. just last week a beaver attacked an 83-year-old woman in lake barcroft. more on the story coming up here on news4 at 5:00 tonight.
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turning to the weather. more clear skies today. but that's about to change. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson has the first word. >> we're going to hold on to this for a while longer. did you like this morning? another cool crisp start for us indeed. this is the kind of weather you dress for cool and you dress for warm. kind of split, right? take a look at the temperatures this morning from 60 degrees in d.c., and ten degrees cooler in leesburg at 50. areas like mount airy in frederick, maryland, 45 degrees the temperature this morning. so here we go, folks. we're warming up right now. temperatures in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees throughout the area. 79 in gaithersburg and olney. not a cloud to be found in our sky. take a look at the little pocket of fog. the clouds that formed around it from kentucky down to tennessee. in areas of northern georgia,
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pretty interesting feature. for us, again, we're just talking about a few clouds and weak front coming our way at the end of the week. as far as your forecast goes, for 7:00 p.m., sunshine. clear skies for us. from 79 to 75 degrees. it's another nice evening for us. and a pretty starry sweet night coming our way, too. 72 -- actually, that should be 68 degrees by 11:00 p.m. some very nice weather coming up here for your evening yet again. take a look at your fast forecast. gorgeous, comfortable evening. another dose of fine coming our way tomorrow. but again, a few showers. next chance of showers? how about the best chance of showers? the answer in just a few minutes. singer chris brown's new and controversial neck tattoo, and two promising prince george's high school students gunned down in less than a month. two topics that have radio listeners talking today. joining us with more on that,
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mallette green. >> great to be here, pat. >> let's start with 18-year-old markel ross, who was killed yesterday while walking to school, central high school in capital heights. and of course there was 17-year-old amber stanley, the flowers high school senior shot to death in her home last month. your listeners are very upset but they feel connected to these students. >> they really do. it's a tragedy when any child dies, but these are children who were destined for success. and you are not supposed to be gunned down in your bed. and you're not supposed to be gunned down when you're walking to school with books in your hands. our listeners are primarily parents and many of them live in prince george's county, so this cuts really deep, because it could have been one of their children. and what the community is doing now is they're saying, look, enough is enough. parents need to take back their community and take a stronger stand in the community. >> and in fact, your listeners talked to you, talked to amber stanley's father, who wants to
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help other young women. tell us about that. >> absolutely. anthony stanley, of course, still dealing with a tremendous amount of grief, is channeling all of that energy into something positive. he wants to help other children. this is a man who arrived on the murder scene before the police did. so we can only imagine what he went through. >> sure. >> so what he is doing is now supporting self-defense awareness efforts in the community. and he's doing one this weekend at amber stanley's high school, flowers high school. there's the information on your screen. they are going to have a martial artist out there. samuel scott. he's been around the community for a very long time. and this man, along with amber stanley's father, is -- they are going to be, you know, promoting young women, protecting yourself. of course, this would not have helped in amber stanley's case, but it's something for this father to do. he talked about it on several of our programs, including our talk radio program on satellite radio. >> he's a father doing something
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therapeutic with his pain. >> yes. he's still feeling it. >> let's talk about chris brown. a lot of folks are buzzing about this. new tattoo on his neck. >> yeah. >> whether the tattoo is a reference to domestic violence. >> what is that thing? many people have said, is it rihanna? what's going on? a battered rihanna. his reps and the tattoo artists have said, look, this is not rihanna. this is -- there's the image right there. they're calling it a combination of a sugar skull. that's in association with the mexican celebration of the day of the dead. an iconic beauty referenced from the matte cosmetics design. listeners said we gave chris brown this second chance that many didn't want him to have when he beat up rihanna, when he said, i'm going to stand up against domestic violence. there you have an image of a woman who appears to be battered, appears to have a beatup fails. it's not good.
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>> i would imagine different people view it different. >> it's not in our demographic, but certainly our listeners are buzzing about it. because they have kids. and their kids look up to chris brown. >> all right. what's coming up? >> a lot. you like good singing, pat? >> good. >> who doesn't like a good kroener. we have anthony hamilton, r&b singer, coming to town this weekend. all you have to do is tune in or visit us on the web to win tickets. and get those tickets. we want people to tune in to our talk radio station on satellite radio, sirius xm channel 141. >> mallette green, we'll all be tuning in. thanks for coming back. >> great. we're just getting started on news4 at 4:00, coming up, hollywood is coming to d.c. kennedy center. a nursing controversy at american university. did a professor go too far when
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and it says the 39-year-old actress doesn't get caught up in quirky fashion trends. other style may havens on this list, this year, include r&b star rihanna, the kardashian family and britain's kate middleton. celebrities bill and juliana ransick are showing off their brand-new baby born on august 29th, and appears on the cover of life 'n' style magazine. mom said the baby's first name comes from both grandfathers. edward has his mom's dimples. juliana is taking time off of fashion police in e news to spend time with the baby but says she'll be back on the air september 23rd for emmy coverage. lady gaga's new do is more than a fashion statement. she tweeted this picture last night. it's a picture of the back of lady gaga's head. it's there somewhere. there it is. it's missing a fair amount of hair, as you can see. according to her tweets lady gaga did this for her friend and
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photographer terry richardson who just lost his mother to cancer. the summer's search for the country's next top entertainment act is about to come to an end. the finale begins tonight. the winner will be announced tomorrow night. we caught up with some of the finalists who told us what they would do if they were to win that $1 million prize. >> i would use the money for a college education for my children. and maybe a little face lift. >> i think one of the things i would like to do is to develop a camp or retreat center for young artists. >> i always wanted to do a museum of musical instruments. and so i would certainly use some of the money to move that project forward. >> and you can watch the finalists give their final performances tonight at 9:00
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right here on nbc 4. >> they're all amazing, now that we're down to the 11th hour tonight. mark barger has a preview of this evening's festivities. >> reporter: singers, "america's got talent," in five of the first six seasons. for tonight's final, not a singer in sight. >> i feel like what i do is sort of creative for a moment like this. >> reporter: david giribaldi captivates audiences. >> if i make one mistake, the images aren't right and the whole thing starts to disintegrate. >> reporter: the earth harp caught the judges' attention early on. >> it turns the whole theater into the instrument. and i've got a lot of cool tricks up my sleeve. >> reporter: also ready with new
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tricks, dogs performing alongside their father and son trainers. >> if we win, that will be incredible for us. if not, we're still joyous. >> reporter: it's been 20-plus years of comedy club shows for tom cotter. >> tonight i give you comedy on demand. >> i'm more intimidated because my family's in the crowd. usually it's faceless people that i don't have anything invested in. >> reporter: the pint-sized 19-member dance group, the untouchables. >> it's going to be very hard to make a very good dance for the judges. we just have to put our all into it on stage, and hopefully we can win. >> reporter: $1 million, and a show in las vegas are on the line. mark barger, nbc news. once again, you can catch night one of the "america's got talent" final tonight at 9:00 here on nbc 5, right after "the voice."
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led zeppelin is one of the winners of the kennedy center honors this year. the group is being honored as a band and individual performers. also honored at the 35th annual celebration of the arts is comedian and tv shost david letterman, dustin hoffman another winner. and of course, the graduate, and so much more. blues man buddy guy has also been selected to receive an award as well a ballerina. it takes place sunday october 4th. will and kate continue their overseas trip. we'll tell you all about the baby rumors that started because of something the prince said. veronica's back to tell us
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if rain will interfere with your weekend plans. the political battle over [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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we are loving, loving this weather. >> oh, yeah, can't get enough. >> bring it, right? >> time for a fall party. >> that's a good idea. jim, you'll bring everything, right? >> i will. i'll get into it all. >> you bring the food and drinks. i'll bring the weather, how about that? >> that's a deal. >> that's a party. >> well, in fact, ow weather is looking a bit better, i think, over the next couple of days where it doesn't look like we're going to get much in the way of any showers. and i think the humidity is going to really stay down, too. so how about that. we wanted more of this, yeah? there's the nice blue sky. cloud-free sky. the air quality, grand. your temperature, currently at 80 degrees. the air, again, dry. the humidity at 36%. your wind out of the south at 6 miles per hour currently. some other temperatures, a few other neighborhoods as we head up north to frederick, maryland, you are currently at 80 degrees.
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purcellville, virginia, 79. lanham, maryland, 82 degrees. fredericksburg, sitting at 80 degrees. a little more warmth, in fact, just west of our area with charleston, and columbus from west virginia to ohio coming in at 84 degrees right now. let's talk about the good night wakeup forecast. we drop to the mid-60s by 11:00 p.m. this is the time of year we cool quickly, but we can warm quickly, too. we'll start out tomorrow morning, 61 to 60 degrees. right around the beltway and around d.c. areas outside of that will be starting out in the 50s. and off to our west, temperatures not too bad either. pretty nice weather in chicago. in memphis, tennessee, 83 the temperature. here's your heat, and right on the other side of that heat, in colorado, areas through the northern plains, too, in minnesota, it's been wet. in fact, even in colorado they've had not only rain, yesterday quite a bit of rain, in fact, around estes park. they've had some of the
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intermountain snow already. it's associated with this front, and it will be making its way off to the east. watch what happens for us. we'll go from nice warm conditions on thursday, we'll see some clouds come into our area on friday. start out with sunshine, and we'll get clouds for the afternoon on friday. and then there will be just a few short hours where we have the opportunity to pick up just a few showers. don't think we're going to see any thunderstorms. but that, i think, will be from after sunset until about 10:00 or 11:00 p.m. 71 to 75 degrees your evening. for tomorrow, 47 to 60 degrees. a look at, yes, tomorrow afternoon, getting up to a high of 82 to 83 degrees. more wonderful weather. that means the weekend, we get the sunshine back from 79 to 80 degrees. told you it was going to stick around a while longer, guys. still to come, breast-feeding battle at american university. did a professor go too far when she decided to nurse while she was lecturing.
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welcome back at 4:30, everyone. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >> the foreign service community in washington and all over the world coping with shock and grief in the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. u.s. am bad dor chris stephens was killed along with three other members. the president vowed to bring the attackers to justice and ordered heightened security at other diplomatic posts around the
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world. apple put the rumors to rest today and unveiled the iphone 5. the new phone is lighter, faster and has a larger screen. but the price hasn't changed. a 16 gigabyte phone starts at $199. preorders for the phone start september 14th. another incident involving a rabid beaver in fairfax county. officials tell us on saturday, a beaver jumped out of the water and ran toward a group of children at a hidden pond nature center. an animal control officer eventually shot the beaver. no one was hurt. now to a campus controversy at american university. a professor took her baby to class and breast fed in front of the students while she was delivering a lecture. >> the debate has gone viral. >> uncomfortable in that class and i don't go to classrooms to feel uncomfortable. >> reporter: malorie kenzy dropped her class because of her professor's actions on the first day.
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she said the professor shown in this profile photo on the website brought her infant daughter to class and breast fed without covering up in front of 40 students. how did it make you to feel that? >> honestly i think it would have been less of a big deal if she had given forewarning. but i think everybody kind of bowed their head in shauk and awe. >> reporter: the professor pine wrote an online counterpunch article saying the infant had a fever and canceling class did not seem like an option. >> i understand the struggles of a single mom, but at the same time i don't think anye in the class who would have been upset if the class had been canceled. >> reporter: pine said she thought to herself, who cares? do university students really need to be so moly cod dled they should not see something i do on public transportation nearly every day? we tried to talk to the professor at her house this evening. she refused. in a written statement, a
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university spokesperson said, au does not have a policy that specifically addresses breast-feeding. the university is guided by federal and d.c. law which do not prohibit or allow breast-feeding in certain environments. some students say the university should give the okay. >> i think that women should be allowed to breast-feed in public, because it's not something that's unnatural, and it's not something we should be ashamed of. >> reporter: i'm shomari stone, news5. >> professor fine continues to teach. the former boyfriend of amanda knox maintains that the couple had nothing to do with the death of a british exchange student in italy. in his new book, "honor bound" rafael said he understands why police suspected them of killing meredith kircher in 2007. he acknowledged that the couple's sometimes strange behavior gave police reason to suspect them.
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he and knox were initially convicted of killing kircher but that conviction was overturned last year. his book comes ot september 18th. the duke and duchess of cambridge toured a rolls-royce factory. they were also treated to a local custom called a dragon dance when they visited one of singapore's oldest housing estates. it's called queenstown, and it was named in honor of queen elizabeth's kor a nation in 1953. during their tours, william was asked how many children he would like to have. for the first time he gave a number. two. the british media immediately launched a new round of speculation about whether kate might be expecting. angelina jolie is meeting with syrian refugees, in her role as a special united nations envoy. the actress was at the turkish border yesterday. today she met with lebanon's prime minister.
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afterwards she told reporters that she was grateful to the lebanese people for offering shelter to the refugees. and she talked about meeting three syrian mothers today. >> three women who were alone with their children, and they made the crossing alone, and they were very, very emotional. but so grateful. and wanted me to express their gratitude to the lebanese people. >> jolie is pushing for more funding to help take care of the massive influx of refugees in countries along the syrian border. for a third straight day students in chicago did not go to class, as city teachers continued to strike. the chicago teachers union president warned that the strike could be as long as both sides continue to hold fast on their various positions. union leaders are currently reviewing the latest proposal by the city school board. 26,000 teachers have been on strike since monday, leaving 350,000 students out of school. at issue is a new teacher evaluation procedure, and a
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system for rehiring laidoff teachers. mayor rahm emanuel says he is not a fan of the band nickelback, despite a sign that the teachers strike that said otherwise. a strike supporter took a picture of the sign that read rahm emanuel likes nickelback. he meant it as an insult. and the picture, well, it went viral. today an emanuel spokesperson said the mayor is not a big fan of the group. the man who made the sign has now changed it to say emanuel likes the group creed. the fda issues a warning to loreal about how it is advertising some skin creams. >> plus, the major changes coming to the menu at mcdonald's. my dad, he -- he's hurting really bad. >> and a little girl's quick thinking, saves her father's life.
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that's twice the size of the average dachshund. oni was overfed by his previous owners. but his new foster mom is a certified veterinary technician and put him on a strict diet. >> how long will it take him to get back to his fighting weight? >> it could take about a year. so far he's lost about two pounds a week, which is perfect. >> the goal is to help obi lose a total of 40 pounds. >> that poor guy. >> tough to move with that. hey, if you're watching your calori calories, the world's most popular fast-food chain is going to make it a bit easier for you. >> mcdonald's will list calorie contents. the company president says they wanted to voluntary offer nutritional information to help educate customers. the new u.s. health care law next year will require chains to provide that information.
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an egg mcmuffin will be offered that uses egg whites. a woman lost 85 pounds by eating all of her meals at starbucks. but does it really work. and veronica joins us from outside on the wea
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a warning today for cosmetics company loreal. the food and drug administration says one of loreal's products exaggerates its benefits. the product is youth activating concentrate that claims to boost the activity of genes. the fda said only drug products can make those claims and that the company needs fda approval to sell drugs in the u.s. loreal said it will respond but that it is in compliance with all laws.
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another cool night last night. let's find out if we have more nights like that ahead. veronica johnson is on the weather deck. >> this is really weather made to order. it seems like everybody's been asking for the same thing, right? i had to make my way back outside. the weather too good not to. we're talking about a little bit of a bright breeze. it's so comfortable. you can see behind me there are the shadows laid down from the trees. yeah, that is the sun getting lower in the sky. take a look at the temperatures i'm talking about around the area right now. we are in the upper 70s to low 80s throughout the area, from hillcrest lights to landover. you're now at 77 degrees. in fairfax, around mclean and great falls and chantilly, 78 your temperature. 79 degrees in fort bellford. 57 degrees expected in d.c. tonight. close to 62 some areas as well.
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upper 40s generally to the north and west of our area. with a high temperature tomorrow going up to 82 degrees. we expect to see sunshine here, a few clouds moving in from the west. a few more clouds coming our way for friday. so tomorrow morning, 47 to 60 degrees. with a light wind. a cool start. so it's jacket weather. it's cool. then we get into the warm. nice and warm for the afternoon. 79 to 83 degrees. here's a look at your four-day forecast. the weekend could not be better now. that front that we've been talking about will come through a little earlier friday night, or late. 79 to around 80 degrees saturday and sunday with a lot of sunshine. we talked about the blue mont festival yesterday, let's talk about the potomac. the 40th anniversary, family and friends can paddle on the potomac river. they've got speakers and fun activities. again, it's saturday 11:00 to 3:00 at georgetown waterfront park in d.c.
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here's the seven-day forecast. for tomorrow, 82 degrees with sunshine. there's your friday with clouds increasing. we start the day with full sunshine. but really, it's going to be nice the next four days. 82, 83 degrees. then around 80 degrees for the weekend. with a lot of sunshine. so no problems for the weekend. plan accordingly. our next and best chance of rain, and it could be quite a bit of rain coming our way on tuesday, is just that. 77 to 75 cool degrees. could have a pretty good wind coming in, too, out of the east or southeast. there's a look at your seven's day forecast. get out and enjoy, right? at least at some point during the next couple of days. >> lucky you. you might remember jer odd, the man who lost weight eating at subway. now a woman in alexandria has lost almost 85 pounds eating all of her meals at starbucks. >> not a liquid diet either.
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doreen gentzler has the story. >> reporter: every coffee shop has its regulars. but 66-year-old christine hall calls this alexandria starbucks her second home. >> my favorite is this one. >> reporter: that would be because hall eats all of her meals here. all of them. and she says it's helped her to lose nearly 85 pounds in two years. >> losing weight is hard. but i realized i could do it. i had found a system that worked. >> reporter: hall says she lost all that weight by counting calories, and starbucks puts nutrition information on the labels of their packaged foods. that made it easy for her to keep track of exactly how much she was eating. >> a lot of people look at the top shelf and they think, oh, it's muffins and fattening things. but look down on the second shelf. there are healthy choices. >> reporter: she starts with oatmeal and black coffee, 145 calories. lunch and dinner, a panini or bistro box, from 220 to 460
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calories per meal. >> to get the protein, i get a ham and cheese panini. that's 340. if i go for a bike ride i can come back and have a brownie. >> but a dietitian said she may have trouble maintaining the starbucks diet. >> diets don't work in the long term. >> reporter: and if hall isn't careful, she could suffer from mal nutrition. >> if you follow something that eliminates an entire group or limits you to one particular restaurant it's difficult to be healthy and meet all of your nutrition needs. >> reporter: but christine hall said she feels better than ever. >> nothing hurts anymore. i have no medical issues whatsoever. i just feel like a kid again. >> another secret to christine's success, she used a free online calorie counting website to help her track everything she ate. she looks great. >> she looks amazing. i didn't see my frappuccino with
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my whip on there. if that included that every day, i could do it. >> you probably can't. >> huh-uh. not going to happen. coming up on news4, a huge honor for a teenage youtube sensation who became famous for using makeup to hide her acne. the real live drama of a wild police chase. you've got to see what happens next. i'm wendy rieger. the latest on the investigation whether the deadly embassy attack in libya was a terror attack. crimes of opportunity, thieves strike when the lights are out. coming up on news4, this looks like your everyday dentist's office. and in some ways it is. except for the fact that it's on wheels. coming up next on news4, a revolution in preventive care for prince george's county school kids.
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anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs
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for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. a dramatic end to a high-speed chase in south florida. look at this. police are going after a suspected thieves who swerved in and out of traffic before hitting that guardrail there. the suspect slammed into another car and spun to a stop. they didn't get too far before they were caught and arrested. miraculously no one was seriously hurt. a huge step for a teenager who became a youtube sensation for successfully hiding her severe acne with makeup. >> she's now walking the runway for new york fashion week. at first glance, cassandra bankson appears to have perfect skin in this video posted in december of 2010. then she took the makeup all off to show viewers how to apply foundation. bankson was in tears because she was so insecure about her skin after years of teasing.
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with the makeup she was able to begin modeling and tonight the 19-year-old is in the boy meets girl fashion show. when we come right back, an 8-year-old girl is a hero to her father. the quick thinking that saved the quick thinking that saved her dad's life. this message. experiences classrooms. sizes don't matter... by 20%. teaching to some test... he personally cannot relate to. education, children.
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she's only 8 years old, but the heroic actions of a little girl in north texas helped save her father's life. he suffered a heart attack but she didn't panic. that little girl made sure her dad got the help he needed. >> reporter: danielle and her dad, daniel, are able to enjoy their favorite pastime, because of a brave call to 911. >> what was happening was pretty bad to me. so i knew that i had to call. >> reporter: daniel was having a heart attack when his 8-year-old daughter made this call. >> my dad, he's hurting really bad. >> so your dad needs an ambulance? >> yes. yes, he does.
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my mom and dad do not know any english. so that's why i have to talk. >> that's okay. you're doing a great okay? the paramedics are on the way. >> i didn't want to be shy because my dad's pretty important to me. i want him to be good. >> reporter: he says he's happy because his daughter is a hero. and tuesday she was recognized as just that. >> we came especially here today to celebrate a very smart young lady. [ applause ] >> reporter: her 911 district awarded her for her actions. a thank you for helping them save her dad. >> i feel really, really happy that my dad's still with me. and that he can now teach me how to play soccer. because without him, i never could. >> the american red cross says parents should go over emergency plans with their children. some can even learn to call 911 as early as age 3. now, at 5:00, more on the murder of a sufficient ambassador in libya.
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a well-respected u.s. ambassador ambushed and murdered overseas. and tonight the white house wants to know if it was a planned terror strike intended to coincide with the anniversary of 9/11. crimes of opportunity. saturday's storm knocked out power to dozens of storms and thieves moved in. it's the smartest phone yet with lots of bells and whistles. high expectations and a whole lot of buzz. good evening. thank you for joining us on news4 at 5:00. i'm jim handly. >> and i'm wendy reeg ler. rieger. the u.s. evacuated all personnel from benghazi to tripoli, now the administration is investigating whether that attack was an act of terrorism. and not a spontaneous mob. ambassador stevens and three members of the foreign service community were killed yesterday, september 11th.


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